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Henderson Global Investors Reviews

Updated Apr 1, 2019

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Henderson Global Investors CEO Andrew J. Formica
Andrew J. Formica
17 Ratings
  1. "Good Employer"

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    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fair approach to all contractors

    Cons

    Going through mergers leading to closure of this location

    Henderson Global Investors2019-04-01
  2. "Okay"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Relatively flat structure with lots of exposure to senior execs and fund managers.

      Cons

      Lacks direction with the majority of growth coming from acquisition and ultimately the Janus merger.

      Henderson Global Investors2018-12-21
    • "Nimble to Restrictive"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Above average asset managers , though, this means they tend to get their way despite prodding from management.

      Cons

      More bureaucracy headed their way as merger with Janus settles

      Henderson Global Investors2018-01-23
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Colleagues, alignment, work life balance

      Cons

      flat hierarchy makes progression slow

      Henderson Global Investors2017-11-17
    • "No career progression or staff development"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Staff Canteen Nice People Stock Option plan Sports and social committee dynamic

      Cons

      Bonus have been divided by 2 since the merger are now under average. Too much political : rewards and career progression are based on who you know rather than how much you contribute to the business. Work life balance is uneven among teams some team leave at 5pm on the dot while others especially in IT /middle office/risk management stay up to 7pm on some days. Lack of senior management : have been missing 3 global...

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      Advice to Management

      Foster more career progression over the business and make sure that good people are rewarded more than average people.

      Henderson Global Investors2017-11-19
    • "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Decent people and very good work life balance. Have opportunities to get involved with various projects. Staff canteen!

      Cons

      Not much progression in company

      Advice to Management

      Look and promote from within

      Henderson Global Investors2017-07-04
    • "Analyst"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time

      Pros

      Laid back, collegiate atmosphere with easy going people and quite a flat structure. Casual dress code and global reach with the new Janus merger

      Cons

      Legacy systems, below market average pay, no real interaction between teams, culture of responsibility to embedded well enough throughout the business.

      Advice to Management

      Pay staff more, hire better staff, review procedures from a strategic growth perspective rather than a box ticking compliance perspective, don't make decision based on politics

      Henderson Global Investors2017-03-24
    • "Has the potential to be a great company to work for"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Great products Great investment teams Great people Canteen

      Cons

      Depends on the team manager but It feels like a boys'club Lack of career opportunities and don't push people to grown in the company

      Advice to Management

      Set up proper management training with real career follow-up

      Henderson Global Investors2017-01-20
    • "Trainee US"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors

      Pros

      Intern PTO, paid company holidays, great office area, friendly staff, events/extra things provided, good place overall to work

      Cons

      no actual US trainee program, heavy administrative/not very fruitful learning experiences, office location rather difficult

      Advice to Management

      Put together feasible programs for trainees, continue on with engagement initiatives

      Henderson Global Investors2016-12-22
    • "Assistant project manager"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Henderson Global Investors

      Pros

      Good building, offers good selection of share schemes. At lower levels there are some really good people, which makes daily working life good because these people can understand and work with each other.

      Cons

      persistently lacked a culture of internal growth and investing in staff. The infrastructure of the business outside front office cannot support the global functions of the company - too much control is focussed on London, which puts a lot of strain on individuals. Communication and interaction between departments across business has always been culturally poor. Too much focus placed on middle management, who some have...

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      Advice to Management

      Scrutinise middle management performance by using employee surveys, be more forward thinking and mark performance of them by monitoring how they use all levels of third staff to their strengths, investing in them all.

      Henderson Global Investors2016-12-30
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